Plexus Points: Insurance stories we're checking out

At The Plexus Groupe, we’re always reading up on the latest insurance news. With this in mind, here are a half-dozen stories about our industry that we're checking out:

-- Did an aging soccer stadium in Hartford, Connecticut lack a liability insurance policy – and will it prevent the city from recouping the money it alleges to be owed from a stalled redevelopment plan?

-- Can cyber insurance play a role in the prevention of cyber crime? In Congressional testimony last week, a U.S. representative from Texas suggested it could help.

-- Does something seem fishy about a workers' compensation claim? Social media might lend some clues.

-- A startup company that plans to sell insurance to “gig economy” workers such as ride-sharing drivers has raised nearly $4 million in venture capital.

-- Pet insurance is big business in Great Britain, with nearly $945 million in claims paid in 2015.

-- Here’s a useful feature from The Wall Street Journal on the need to know the ins and outs of your health insurance before heading out of the U.S.